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Species Daucus carota
Crop Carrot
Pest Scientific Name Ditylenchus destructor
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Type Nematode
Pest Classification Is seed a pathway in this crop? No
Main literature references 7-4, 7-70, 7-139
Remarks Iris, sweet potatoes and peanuts are the primary hosts of D. destructor, but the nematode can occasionally be found on carrots. No references found indicating seed as a pathway for D. destructor in carrot. <strong>Available information indicates there is no scientific basis for regulation of D. destructor on carrot seed.</strong>
Detection Is there a seed test?
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Risk mitigation Can the pest be managed by seed treatment(s)?
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